If you have been injured at work, it's your right to report it. Tell your employer the details about your injury. Your employer will notify WCB about your injury if the treatment required is anything beyond first aid or if you missed time from work. It is also important you submit your report of injury to WCB.
You can report your injury either online or by fax.
Reporting online is the fastest and easiest way to report your injury.
Electronic injury reporting is a quick, online way for you to report your injury to WCB. The system will guide you through the reporting process and provide online help along the way.
For an overview of how to report online see our instructional video.
In some situations, you will need to submit additional information along with your report of injury or occupational disease form. These scenarios include:
Progressive injury questionnaire [PDF, 29KB]
Complete this form if your work injury did not occur on a particular day but developed over time.
Automobile accident report [PDF, 49KB]
Complete the form if you have had a work-related motor-vehicle accident.
Right of election [PDF, 92KB]
Complete this form if you normally live or work in Alberta, but were injured outside of Alberta.
Election to claim under the Alberta WCB [PDF, 19KB]
Complete this form if you normally live outside of Alberta, but were in injured in Alberta.
Option 2: Report by fax
If you are not able to access online services, you can report by fax by completing the worker report of injury or occupational disease form.
To submit additional information, mail or fax the completed forms below to:
WCB-Alberta PO Box 2415, Edmonton, AB T5J 2S5 or Fax: 780-427-5863
Please ensure you include any additional documents that are required.
It's your right to report a workplace injury.
If you feel like you've been pressured not to report your injury, let us know by completing our confidential form.